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  • New Law Makes Way for LKE Peace of Mind  (September 2010)
    By Kim Phelan
    Dealers using like-kind exchange as a cash flow strategy will soon be assured of a level playing field among qualified intermediaries, thanks to legislation that will develop federal regulation of the exchange accommodators’ industry.
  • House Without a Budget  (August 2010)
    By Congressman Tom Latham (R-IA)
    By choosing to avoid a 2011 budget, the Democrat-dominated House of Representatives is free to proceed down the path of big spending.
  • A Super-Sized Portion of Uncertainty  (June 2010)
    By Christian A. Klein & Daniel Fisher
    Distributors are slowly recovering from the recession, but uncertainty on every front is making it difficult to plan.
  • Farewell, Tony  (April 2010)
    By Christian Klein
    The construction equipment industry lost a great champion in February with the death of my long-time friend and colleague Tony Obadal.
  • The Future of LIFO and the Accounting Impacts of Making a Change  (September 2009)
    By Scott Stafford AND Catherine Fox-Simpson
    LIFO faces threats both domestic and international, and in the event of its demise, dealers using this inventory valuation method must prepare for tax repercussions following different sets of rules.
  • What Has AED Done For Me Lately?  (September 2009)
    By Christian Klein
    We’re championing numerous pro-business, pro-equipment market issues in Washington, where laws governing your company live or die.
  • Changing the Rules of the Game  (July 2009)
    By Christian Klein
    When it comes to Democrats' efforts to modify employment laws, card check is just the tip of the iceberg.
  • Not Your Typical New Equipment Channel  (March 2009)
    By Mary Sedor
    Who's selling new models over the Internet and at auction? Apparently plenty of people, but use of these alternative channels creates a host of issues when new machines travel across territory lines.
  • Prescription for Economic Recovery  (March 2009)
    By Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
    The current health care cost burden on small business is unsustainable and adversly impacts their ability to hire.
  • The Power of a Name  (February 2009)
    By Christian Klein
    Labor organizations prefer "Free Choice" to the term "Card Check," but here's a reality check on how much freedom this bill offers.
  • The Give and Take of QIs  (September 2007)
    Written By Mary Sedor, with contributions by Kim Phelan
    The alleged misconduct of two qualified intermediary groups shouldn't prevent dealers from considering like-kind exchange as an important tax deferral tool.
  • Safe Like-Kind Exchanges  (June 2007)
    Written By: GARRY BARTECKI
    Occasionally, people push the envelope and create a potential problem.